Entertaining Ideas

We love a great read about our shared world. About politics, people and places. Claret Press books are page-turners loaded with interesting ideas that percolate below the plotting and leave you enthused, informed and occasionally even a little provoked. 

We also have an active and free YouTube channel.  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4jfKyv5wYjxvAjJ0LX8AgQ

New York based Essential AudioBooks has turned seven of our books into audiobooks. Drachenhaus Verlag has published the German translation of Brushstrokes in Time by Sylvia Vetta. Mercuria Press in the USA has republished Sarah Gray's books. Black Tea by Stephen Morris has been shortlisted for a Royal Society of Literature Award. 

If you like books like this, or are interested in the crazy adventure of building idea-sharing and dialogue through gripping narratives, subscribe to this website.  You'll get a newsletter about events, our books and cute photos of the Claret Press pets. 

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Supporting our work

Whilst Claret Press books are available from all bookshops and major online retailers, buying our books from the following links means we and our authors receive a greater proportion of the sale at no extra cost to you. To read more about how this works and why see the following blog post. You can also donate to us through our ko-fi page which we set up so that you can directly support our work including our free Zoom events.


Submitting to Claret Press

If you're interested in submitting to Claret Press, send us a cover letter and a 25 page writing sample. Our email address is contact@claretpress.com. We'll try to get back to you in a few weeks.

If you're looking for editing and publishing services, please see www.claphampublishing.com 


We don't publish the following: poetry, self help or spiritual, erotica, kiddie books, picture books, art books, cookbooks, academic, educational, textbooks or screeds. We also don't republish self-published books.

Independent Publishers Guild
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Drachenhaus Verlag
Essential Audiobooks
Finalist for International Book Awards